Date Added: Oct 2010
Harbor Wholesale Grocery prides itself on offering the broadest array of products and services in the grocery distribution market. The commitment to quality is evident in the success of this Tumwater, Washington - based company, which boasts more than 2,000 customers. To help employees provide superior service, Harbor Wholesale wanted to optimize the performance and security of its desktop computing environment. By upgrading to the Windows 7 operating system, it aims to reduce help-desk calls related to corrupted computers by 99 percent, protect sensitive data, and improve infrastructure performance. It uses Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization to run a critical payroll application that requires Windows XP on computers with Windows 7, and Microsoft Application Virtualization to eliminate application compatibility issues, saving time and money, and simplifying management.